CHCSS00114 Entry into Care Roles Skill Set 

If you’re looking for some training within aged care and want to get a taste of what it is like to work within an aged or community care setting then this training will provide you with that experience and set you up with the skills needed to enter into the aged care industry. 

This skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support for basic client care for a range of roles and purposes required within the aged care and disability support sectors.

What you’ll learn

Students will learn practical skills through a combination of:

  • Theory
  • Multi-media presentations
  • Hands-on practice with one another in the safety of the classroom

You will then have the opportunity to use those skills during workplace visits to a residential aged care facility with the experienced staff who work there and the residents themselves under the supervision of your trainer.

This short 6 week (2 days per week) course aims to help you gain the essential skills to kickstart your career and to help you to:

  • Experience first-hand what it is like to work within a residential aged care facility
  • Receive relevant industry qualifications
  • Get access to training from an experienced aged care trainer and assessor

This course is limited to 12 students.

Why complete this training? 

Working within the aged or community care setting can be a truly rewarding job for those who enjoy giving back to the community and love caring and supporting older clients or those in need.

By gaining these essential skills, you may open up the door to some potential job opportunities which include (but are not limited to):

  • Aged care support worker
  • Disability support worker
  • Volunteer coordinator for older clients
  • Home care assistant

For more information visit the Department of  Education Skills and Employment page.

Pre-course requirements 

 Prior to the course you must complete or obtain proof of your:


NSW Police Check


Working with Children Check


NDIS Workers Screening

You can also apply or begin obtaining these requirements during orientation day on April 19, 2022.

Vaccination status

Students must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination as per current government requirements which includes: Third booster shot, current flu and NSW Health workers vaccination

Aged care training course details

Orientation day: To be confirmed

Start date: To be confirmed

Duration: 6 weeks – 2 days per week

Availability: Only 12 spots available

Training Mode: Face to face

Location: Yamba Campus at 4/13 Yamba Street, Yamba.

Course cost: FEE FREE if eligible for funding – if not, full cost is $990.

Smart and Skilled Program Fee: Subsidised training – find out if you are eligible for FEE FREE Training 

If you’d like to discuss your eligibility further, feel free to give us a call on (02) 6628 54 26 or check out the Smart and Skilled website.

*This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, subject to funding availability.

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Statement of attainment

Upon successful completion, you will receive your statement of attainment in this aged care training course CHCSS00114 Entry into Care Roles Skill Set and obtain competency in the units:

  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

These units of competency will also be transferable and can be used as credit towards a full qualification. This means, if you want to learn more after completing this training, you will not have to undertake these units again in the full qualification (unless an industry or qualification update occurs).

You will also be exposed to a number of key components including (but not limited to):

  • Equipment usage
  • Manual handling
  • Hazard and incident reporting
  • Understanding care planning
  • Individual client needs
  • Infection control & policies
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This course is Nationally Recognised Training

Register your interest

If you are interested in this course and would like to register your interest, please contact us via the form below to join our waiting list or to get in touch with one of our friendly staff.

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